2021

razor clams
Study deployed passive water samplers and collected riverine and estuarine bivalves from Oregon Coast watersheds to examine forestry-​specific pesticide contamination.
Oceanfront homes with boulders piled along the front to protect them from erosion.
This study found that neighbors play an influential role in private oceanfront landowners’ decisions to protect their shorelines from erosion and rising sea levels, which could lead to excessive armoring of the coastline.
Arial view of flooding in Tillamook, Oregon
A unique modeling project developed to address coastal flooding and erosion in Tillamook County, Oregon provides different scenarios based on the uncertainty of climate change and community's potential planning actions.
A young woman wears a lab coat and mask in a laboratory. Beakers and a scale are on the counter in front of her. The title Oregon Applied Sustainability Experience is written over the image.
Three interns talk about their work in the Oregon Applied Sustainability Experience paid internship program in 2020.
Adult coho salmon swiming upriver
Study examines whether Oregon coastal coho salmon returning to three tributaries of the Smith River watershed (in the central Oregon Coast Range) responded to the stream hydroregime throughout their spawning period.

2020

Research holds handfuls of pyrosomes that have appeared lately on Pacific Northwest coast
This study examines the unprecedented numbers of pyrosomes in the Northern California Current during 2016-18.

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